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Sep 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
violence to keep girls from getting an education. it is here at razia jan opened her school to hundreds of young minds each and every day. >> in afghanistan, most of the girls have no voice. they are used as property of a family. the picture is very grim. my name is razia jan and i am a founder of a girls' school in afghanistan. when we opened the school in 2008, 90% of them could not write their name. today, 100% of them are educated. they can read, they can write. i lived in the u.s. for over 38 years, but i was really affected by 9/11. i really wanted to prove that muslims are not terrorists. i came back here in 2002. >> everybody. >> girls had been the most oppressed and i thought i have to do something. it was a struggle in the beginning. i would sit with these men and i would tell them, don't marry them when they're 14 years old. they want to learn. >> how do you write your father's name. after five years now, the men, they're proud of their girls. when they, themselves, can write their name. still, we have to take this with precautions. some people are so much against girls getti
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 2:00pm PDT
extremists typically keep girls from getting an education. but one woman is braving that to help girls in kabul. and today, she is this week's cnn hero. >> in afghanistan, most of the girls have no voice. they are used as property of a family. the picture is very grim. i am the founder of a girl's school in afghanistan. when we opened the school in 2008, 90% of them could not write their name. today, 100% of them are educated. they can read and write. i lived in the u.s. for over 38 years, but i was really affected by 9/11. i really wanted to prove that muslims are not terrorists. i came back here in 2002. girls have been the most oppressed, and i thought i needed to do something. it was a struggle in the beginning. i sat with the men and said don't marry them when they're 14 years old. they want to learn. how do you write your father's name? after five yes, sars now, the m they are proud of their girls, when they themselves write their name. still, we have to proceed with caution. some people are so much against girls getting educated. we provide free education to over 350 girls. i th
CNN
Sep 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
education to health, personal relationships, and business, mobile technology is changing our world. cnn's our mobile society initiative is taking an in-depth look at these changes. for more go to cnn.com/rmobilesociety or visit the our mobile society section of the cnn mobile app. >>> well, the u.s. took a big lead into the final day of the ryder cup. did we hold on? we'll go live to illinois next. >>> you don't have to be in front of a television to watch cnn. you can stay connected, you can do it on your cell phone or you can do it from your computer at work. just go to cnn.com/tv. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! silverado! the most dependable, longest lasting, full-size pickups on the road. so, what do you think? [ engine revs ] i'll take it. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now during chevy truck month, get 0% ap
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
to do as well is educate people making a difference. we now have data on that specifically saying just how much of an impact does it make? take a look at this. spend a minute looking at the full screen. if people are provided exercise advice, look how the numbers change among the african-american. 54.7. lower than the white population. 57.8%. simply by getting some of the education on exercise, nutrition. you've asked about that in the past. we've talked about it. again, the number is lower. we know as well that that education makes a huge difference. >> i want to bring in as well a group of amazing women that i met. >> we're going to talk about this. >> this is my favorite segment. i met a group of enthusiastic women, and they are tackling the obesity problem. they are basically putting on their running shoes. they are putting it on the pavement. this is an organization that's called black girls run. we ran with them. >> reporter: whether you lead the pack or come in dead last, everyone is celebrated. >> it really is about friendship, sisterhood. we're not going to leave any woman beh
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 9:00am PDT
in the budget here. especially on education, but then you see the student protesters that are coming out. does he have a problem? people want more and more from him. >> yes. and for a man who -- i mean, i wouldn't say he went from hero to zero, but he was such a hero after the miners rescue, and now, of course, his ratings are languishing, although he can't stand for re-election in 18 months time. what happened, of course, is expectations. chile is just on the verge of reaching developed country status. it's a member of the oecd. it's got rising gdp per capita. all the economics, pieces of the jig saw are there. as you know, when people's expectations rise, when they're not fulfilled, that's when you get into trouble. >> it happens to the best. thank you, richtd. good to see you. >> we've all heard those jokes about cops, donut shops, but one police force actually taking the weight problem very seriously. either get fit or get fired. choe world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, thei
CNN
Sep 30, 2012 1:00am PDT
are educated. they can read, they can write. i lived in the u.s. for over 38 years. but i was really affected by 9/11. i really wanted to prove that muslims are not terrorists. i came back here in 2002. girls have been the most oppressed. and i thought, i have to do something. it was a struggle in the beginning. i would sit with these men and i would tell them, don't marry them when they're 14 years old. they want to learn. how do you write your father's name? after five years now, the men, they're proud of their girls. when they themselves can write their name. still, we have to take these precautions. some people are so much against girls getting educated. we provide free education to over 350 girls. i think it's like a fire. it will grow. every year my hope becomes more -- i think i can see the future. >>> want to tell you about the acclaimed book "half the sky." it's inspired a new documentary profiling kristof in a special report for cnn. he sat down with these actresses to find out what they learned about the women holding up half the sky. gabrielle union tells us how a 15-year-old girl
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
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CNN
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
: for the white house, it's a multilayered approach, focus on education and spreens, treat drugs and addiction as a public health issue you not just a criminal justice concern. law enforcement continues choking off the is up flight. year, the federal government is spending just over $10 billion on prevention and treatment. law enforcement and corrections, just under 10. mitt romney has not outlined how he would allocate federal dollars but both men say they are not in favor of legalizing marijuana and both are emphatic that working closely with mexico, which has supplanted florida as the favorite drug route, is a must. pollock says she'd like more political discussion about drugs, in part, because substance abuse can be the result of a job loss or tough economic times. >> we live in a society of aggravating stress. so, it's only natural that people are going to turn to substances, whatever they may be, to numb their pain, their stress. >> reporter: ironically you the most talked about campaign issues leading to one of the least. >> cnn's john zarrella joins us now from miami. status quo? nothi
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
principles and applying it to education specifically and trying to help students get in to college. about 100 entremendous neuros of the bay area and around the country are here trying to come up with tools, social tools to help the students and think about this. i mean this is a pretty daunting task where you have basically a few hours to come up with some great idea present it to a panel of judges and you know, get it sold and if you're successful, you could get anywhere from $50,000 to $100,000. >> whoo! >> reporter: trying to get a piece of that cash are these three, students of arizona state university. they're up against seasoned professionals doing this for a living. they're just students. this is t.j. you don't want to give away the idea on national television but just kind of tell me what you're trying to go after and do. >> what we're trying to do is take the shared interests of the user's friends and then match those interests to education related topics such as a major or a club on campus at their local college. >> reporter: you know, brooke, that sou
CNN
Sep 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
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CNN
Sep 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
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CNN
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
technology with their faith. >> fascinating, bobby. thank you for joining us this morning. >>> from education to health, and business, mobile technology is changing our world. our mobile society initiative is liking an in-depth look at these changes and visit our mobile society section on cnn mobile apps. got all that? >>> candidates are busy prepping for next week's debate on cnn. we take a look at their competing plans for health care and what it means for you. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. romney: "it's time to stand up to the cheaters" vo: tough on china? not mitt romney. when a flood of chinese tires threatened a thousand american jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters... when he's taking their side? [ male announcer ] introducing a reason to look twice. the entirely new lexus es and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. yeah, i'm looking to save, but i'm no
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
phone, smartphone that are kid friendly that can be informative, educational, read a story to them. but doesn't that bring with it a whole slew of other problems? >> well, you know, i hav three small children as well so i think about this a lot. from a radiation standpoint solely certainly, you know, if your device is on wi fi there will be less radiation there than if you're actually communicating with a cell tower. the best best is to turn the device into airplane mode if your kid is actually using the device for apps or to read something. in terms of impact on the brain overall, overall, there's a lot more evidence looking at what happens to the brain in someone who's constantly using these devices. we know for example, it's a lot harder for them to turn their brains off, so to speak. a lot harder to get to sleep. much harder to multi-task, to toggle between activities. we thought the brain was designed to do a lot of that. not so much when you actually look at these studies so making sure kids are only working on one particular thing at a time perhaps, not
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am PDT
the full potential of women economically and politically is not yet being tapped. the education gaps are -- there's a greater effort to close those gaps and there's greater progress. economically we are nowhere where we could be and should be to tap the potential that women represent. in terms of political participation, it is still among the weakest areas to really incorporate women into decision making and public policy so they can bring their experiences, their talents and perspectives to bear on some of the most important decisions of our times. >> where are the places that you think you have seen a good bit of progress with girls and with women, even some models maybe, to look to those countries and say, look, we're seeing a real change? >> the scandinavian countries for the most part really do top all of the lists because they have made great strides to demonstrate that this is both the right thing to do, as i said, but it also has made enormous dividends for them in terms of their economic prosperity and in terms of the general well-being of their people. but others are coming
CNN
Sep 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. to treat your anti-aging concerns? join the counter revolution and switch to olay pro-x. achieve anti-aging results so you look up to 12 years younger. see results in 28 days. guaranteed or your money back. olay pro-x. >>> the european team rallying from behind to win the prestigious ryder cup. shane odonahue has more from the cup. >> reporter: they had home advantage, and their players were in inspirational form and they had an insurmountable lead, and 10-6 was the gap, and they came up in inspired form as they bulldozed their way through sunday's matches to accumulate 8.5 points from a possible 12. the home side were left shell a shocked. >> a lot of guys played great but got beat by somebody that played better. >> nobody wants to lose. they played better than we did today. >> this compared to 99? >> yeah. >> that was fun, and this was pretty miserable. it was a lot of fun being on the other end, but not very much fun today. >>
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> kenya is leading the way in africa when it comes to being internet-savvy. just how connected are they? cnn's erol burnett came up with an experiment in the kenyan capital of nairobi. take a look. >> reporter: back in the year 2000 kenya had a mere 200,000 internet users in the country. by the close of 2011, though, that number had jumped to 10.5 million web users. as a result, kenya is now cited as one of the most plugged in countries on the african continent. here's the key question. how can you really te
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
on education says the recession's heavy toll on state budgets is also a factor. >> when the state reduces its support, the only other place to turn for most colleges in the public sector is to increase tuition. >> reporter: either way, students like jackie feel left out in the cold. >> a lot of people who don't have students college n college or don't have kids my age think, like, you're wealthy enough to go to college, or you get financial aid from the government. it's not that simple. >> reporter: christine romans, cnn, new york. >> now, a recent study by fidelity investments shows families are way behind their college savings goals. fewer than 1/3 of parents with college-bound children are even considering the total cost of college. and only 30% of all families are on track to cover that hefty cost. >>> he just won an emmy for his role on "two and a half men." so how acting along side ashton kutcher different from acting alongside charlie sheen? the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the s
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
of color, people not educated. and so that debate will indeed continue. >> okay. i want to go to joe -- stay with me, if you will. i have a whole lot more questions for you. with each answer, it tends to make more questions, professor jackson. joey jackson just alluded to the politics of all of this. and with that in mind, i want to play a short sound bite that's been out there for quite a while of the pennsylvania speaker of the house. his name is mike tursi, talking about electoral tactics and strategies. he was almost ticking off on the list what voter i.d. would do for this race in the state of pennsylvania. and here are his words exactly. >> voter i.d., which is going to allow governor romney to win the state of pennsylvania. done. >> wait a second. not done as it turns out. but joe jackson, i want you to comment on the politics of it when you hear a sound bite like that. joe johns, i'm sorry, joe johns. yeah, comment on the politics of it. because that's strident stuff. >> no, i think you're absolutely right. and the question, of course, as the professor has stated, are they ac
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. ...and we inspected his brakes for free. -free is good. -free is very good. [ male announcer ] now get 50% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> people and the bush administration if that unfortunate event would ever occur. >> senator benson? >> senator, i served with jack kennedy, i knew jack kennedy, jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> ouch. the 1988 vice presidential debate between dan quayle and senator lloyd benson. quayle had been touting himself to be on par with jack kennedy, but you saw it, benson's witty one liner, zinger, enough to slingshot him to the finish line. not really, right? you know how it turned out. hours before the first presidential debate, the conservative media are making a big deal about a five-year old videotape now of president obama making comments that some say had racial overtones. at a widely covered campaign spee
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
? whether it's grants. whether it's student loans. people want to know about the sticker price of education, plain and simple, but we also have a lot of international students on campus, and they want to hear what the president has to say about the middle east. what's been going on especially lately. we also have a very high population of lgbt students, and they want to know about social issues. especially the president's stance on gay marriage. really, people are looking for a lot of different things out of the president today. i'm not sure if they're going to get it, though. we still don't know what he'll talk about. >> we'll see. i'm curious. if mitt romney had visited the camp its what do you suppose the reaction would have been? >> i still think excitement in the air, because there would have been possibly the next president of the united states visiting campus, but there probably would be more protests, more people against coming out early, still expect there to be some protesting today, but not as much, because it is the president of the united states and people are mostly excited. y
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am PDT
provided me with something that i didn't think the show ever would. they provided me with an education. they've given me some perspective that quite highway honestly i didn't have in 2001 when i started this program. "dirty jobs" is a tribute to my granddad. he is a guy a lot of you know. you have never met him or heard of him, but he only made it to the eighth grade, but by the time he was 30, he was a licensed electrician, a plumber. he was a master of every trade i knew from welding to carpentry. he could build a house without a blueprint. "dirty jobs" is a tribute to guys like that, and the reason it's still on the air today is because back in 2008, as many of you know all too well, the headlines m country started to catch on. >> you've been watching. this is mike rowe, host of discover channel's "dirty jobs." he is there as a guest of mitt romney. i want to bring in paul steinhauser. i guess it's not surprising is he there with mitt romney. the whole idea, you have these careers that are underappreciated. that there should be enthusiasm for the working person who might have a dirt
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
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CNN
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
members to vote yes today on an agreement with chicago's board of education. union members are encouraged to approve raises of 17% over four years and merit pay reform and measures to ensure job security. results expected wednesday or thursday. >>> to the vatican where pope benedict's former butler is taking the stand and defending himself. he's charged with stealing expensive documents that embarrassed the vatican. those point to corruption and power struggles within the church. >>> the presidential candidates have been down playing their debate performances over the past couple of weeks. president obama said that preparing for the debate was quote a drag. in the meantime, mitt romney says it's not about who wins or loses, it's about who -- well, he didn't say anything about a game. but he said, we have serious issues at play here. both men have been practicing for the debate. joining me now, the political professor, jason johnson and republican strategist thank you so much. for some reason i'm a little off kilter now, but i'm fine. jason, you know, i'm just wondering about this pennsylv
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
i can get the college education i need without being in debt for the rest of my life? this from hadei. how do you think you can stop the gridlock in congress. mr. romney, please elaborate when you speak of the 47%. who exactly are you talking about? inquiring minds want to know. this from steve, mr. president, you said you would have the deficit and have a plan to pay down our debt within your first term and you haven't donso. so why should we trust you to keep your promise in your second term. from joe, to both, when will either of you stop worrying about your parties and start worrying more about our nation? facebook.com/carolcnn. keep the conversation going. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new completely re-imagined 2013 chevrolet malibu. sleek new styling... sophisticated dual cockpit design, and sport sculpted seats. available chevrolet mylink infotainment system. the all-new 2013 chevrolet malibu. ♪ refined comfort to get you in a malibu state of mind no matter what state you live in. ♪ >>> today is the last day of baseball's regular season. we know all the
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